Reservations Recommended

Sustainable and Locally Sourced Ingredients Prevail at the Best New Restaurants of 2012

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Editor’s Choices for Best New Palm Springs Restaurants 2012 include establishments that feature sustainable and locally grown ingredients.

Dining By The Dozen

The Best New Restaurants Take Us On A Culinary Trip Around The World.

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Since our last survey of the valley’s new restaurants, we have identified a fine new slate of dining venues to delight your senses. Here are our favorite restaurants that opened in 2011.

A Trend on the Grow

Local chefs and foodies adopt and begin to promote the philosophy of sustainable food

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Salad choices seldom paralyze your decision-making, but last spring at Sense in Palm Desert, you might have flipped a coin: Sugar Kiss Melon Salad or Roasted Beet Mosaic

Going Green — On Your Plate

Restaurateurs cater to those who eschew carnivorous eating — and tempt everyone else.

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More and more people are choosing the organic, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free way of life for reasons ranging from medical, environmental, and ethical to the quest for a longer, more energetic life.

Another Award to an Awesome Man

Palm Springs International Film Festival tribute to actor Michael Douglas.

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On January 13, a sold-out crowd at the Annenberg Theater witnessed a tribute to Academy Award-winner Michael Douglas. Palm Springs has always considered the whole Douglas family one of our own. Receiving the Icon Award from Festival Director Darryl Macdonald as part of the Festival’s  “Talking Pictures: The Contenders Series,” to a standing ovation, it was evident this actor-producer-humanitarian is

Fresh Flavors

Our Resident Foodie Selects The Best New Restaurants

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A bright new wave of eateries of all kinds have opened in the 12 months since we last surveyed the desert’s restaurant scene. Here are the best based on cuisine, service, vibe , and value.